Thursday, October 18, 2012

Thoughts for Thursday...blog design, non profits, etc.



Things I am thinking about today...

  • I have amazing friends. Several years ago, a group of my friends saw a need in the community and started a non profit to address it. After reading a news story about a boy sleeping in a burned out house, with only a coat for warmth, these caring ladies founded Sweet Dreamzzz Detroit. Its mission is to make sure children in the inner city are educated about the importance of a good nights sleep and give them tools to sleep comfortably. Working with the school systems, volunteer Sleeper Teachers provide information on healthy sleep habits and the children are given a sleep kit; a sleeping bag, nightshirt , toothbrush/toothpaste, a stuffed animal and a book. Please visit the Sweet Dreamzzz website to see more about my friends and this awesome non profit :-)
  • My new blog design is up and running ( it still needs a few tweaks) and I couldn't be happier. I have been working with Jenn at Munchkinland Design and she was so easy to work with and made the process fun. As we worked towards a final draft, she was always happy to make changes and answer questions. Of course, my favorite part of the design is the birdhouse. I hope you all like it, as much as I do - I would love to hear what you think!
  • I was hoping to celebrate a Tigers win last night and a World Series berth, but the rain and wind blew in at game time. The game was postponed until today. #detroitpride
Happy Thursday!

{Linking with these friends}

life of love

Kelly's Korner



11 comments:

  1. Love your new design!!

    We can celebrate our Tigers' win tonight!

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  2. Your design is fun and colorful. The mission for the inner city children is an admirable one. Hats off to you!

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  3. I like your new blog design, Vicki! It's so colorful and bright! I hope you have a great day and good luck to your Tigers (that is, until they meet the Cardinals - lol)!

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  4. Love the blog design, Vicki! Looks great, colorful, and so fun!

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  5. What a wonderful, worthy cause and a clever solution to the problem. Or at least helping to get towards the solution. Thanks for sharing that. I love your new look! Everything pops really nicely. Ann

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  6. I love the new design! Such a great cause and solution to an important problem. Good look to your Cardinals but sounds like they are going to take this one no problem!

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  7. Wonderful design!!!! So glad I found you today :)

    http://thebees3.blogspot.com/

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  8. Hi Vicki

    Your blog looks beautiful absolutely beautiful.

    I love the pretty colours and the wonderful header.

    Lovely.

    x Fiona

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  9. Looks great...maybe when my nest is empty I will finally get around to my design...!?

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  10. Wow, what a sweet nonprofit! I'm a new GFC follower :)
    xo
    www.domesticsweetheart.com

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  11. Thank you for bringing this organization to my attention. Kids definitely need sleep.

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